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Heavenly holiday stories featured in special RU Planetarium show

Stars and stories unite in the RU Planetarium's "Tis the Season" holiday show starting Nov. 3

Stars and stories unite in the RU Planetarium's "Tis the Season" holiday show starting Dec. 3.

As the holidays approach, explore the heavenly stories in the RU Planetarium's traditional Christmas show, "Tis the Season.”

Produced by Loch Ness Productions, "Tis the Season" describes the legends associated with the stars and constellations that appear during the Christmas season, such as Orion the Hunter, Taurus the Bull, and Leo the Lion. Other traditions and legends featured in the festive star show are the Star of Bethlehem, Jolly Old Saint Nick, holiday lights and candles. The 35-minute show is narrated by Noah Adams of NPR's "All Things Considered."

"Tis the Season" premieres on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m., and runs every Tuesday and Thursday, concluding its run on Thursday, Dec. 19, at 7:30 p.m.  The RU Planetarium is located on the ground floor of Curie Hall in Room 43.

Dec 4, 2013